Frank STELLA, Spectralia Enlarge 1 /1


United States of America born 1936

Spectralia 1994
Collection Title: the 'Imaginary places' series 1994-97
Title Notes: 007-012
Place made: Mount Kisco, Westchester county, New York state, United States of America
Materials & Technique: prints, planographic, intaglio, relief, stencil colour lithograph, etching, relief, aquatint, engraving, screenprint in 24 runs from 21 aluminum plates, 1 screen, and 1 assembled plate made from 1 Lexan plastic base plate and 39 irregularly shaped plates (13 magnesium, 26 copper) Support: white, wove, handmade, TGL paper
Manufacturer's Mark: no manufacturer's mark
Impression: colour trial proof 4
Edition: edition of 75: plus 14AP; 4CTP; RTP; PPI; PPII; PPIII; TGLimp.; A; C
Publisher: Tyler Graphics Ltd, Mount Kisco, New York
Place Published: New York
Date Published: 1995

Edition Notes: A 45 colour lithograph, etching, relief, aquatint, engraving, screenprint printed from 21 aluminum plates, one screen and one assembled plate made from one Lexan plastic base plate, 26 irregularly shaped copper plates and 13 irregularly shaped magnesium plates. Papermaking by Tom Strianese and Robert Meyer. Collaboration with artist on original collage and supervision of print by Kenneth Tyler. Aluminium plate preparation and processing by Lee Funderburg. Proofing and edition printing by Funderburg and Kevin Falco. Copper plate preparation and processing by Anthony Kirk. Magnesium plate preparation and processing by Swan Engraving. Preparation and proofing of assembled plate by Kirk, Kathy Cho, Susan Hover, Brian Maxwell and Yasuyuki Shibata. Edition printing by Cho, Hover, Maxwell and Shibata. Screen preparation, proofing and edition printing by Michael Mueller.
Primary Insc: signed and dated lower right, pencil "F.Stella 94"
Secondary Insc: inscribed lower right, pencil "C.T.P.4"
Tertiary Insc: embossed lower right corner, TGL chop [hexagon] verso: inscribed lower left corner, pencil "FS94-3115 / X" [X encircled]
Dimensions: comp and sheet 67.2 h x 81.8 w cm
Cat Raisonné: TGL print documentation, 1995; Axsom (2016), 226
Acknowledgement: Gift of Kenneth Tyler, 2002
Accession No: NGA 2002.1.873.2
Image rights: © Frank Stella/ARS. Licensed by Viscopy